Bryna Kopelow

Bryna, a member of JW Sporta: Health, Physical Activity and Sport Education Consultants, responsible for the initial development and implementation of Action Schools! BC (13 years) and the Premier’s Sport Awards Program (p.s.a.p.)(30 years). Bryna is a nationally respected leader and advocate for gender equity with a long history of involvement on issues related to physical activity, sport and recreation including: Past member of the Expert Panel as part of the Formative Evaluation of the Canadian Sport Policy and the Thematic Reviews of Physical Literacy and LTAD, past Chair of the Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS), 2017 In Her Footsteps recipient, past Chair and current Honorary Board Member of Promotion Plus, member of viaSport’s Girls and Women Advisory Group. Past Board Member of Sport BC and BC Recreation and Parks Association and a current Board Member of BC Wheelchair Basketball Society, Be the Change Earth Alliance and Motivate Canada. Bryna is a Sessional Lecturer in the School of Kinesiology at UBC.

She received her Bachelor of Physical and Health Education from the University of Toronto and Teaching Certification and Masters of Physical Education from University of BC. Bryna and her husband have two adult daughters.

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